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. for us, a front out to the west. going to clear things out. it's already very warm right now. but we've got a great weekend shaping up. take a look at the latest track as it moves away from the region. the 5:00 report in just a moment ago. category 1, barely with winds of 81. moving quickly off to the north and northeast, at 22 miles an hour. it's going to cross very close to eastern cape cod and eventually to nova scotia. you can see them beginning to shrink as it moves up north and northeast in our region. dryer conditions coming up. updates coming in. tim williams has the latest on any advisories which have just been lifted. >> they had issued tropical storm warnings. because the impact were impacting, of course, the delmarva. but now, as bob mentioned, as of 5:00, those warnings have been lifted. what you're seeing now we're seeing clear conditions, watches and watches and warnings, including tidal concerns. and wind conditions. winds are calming down a little bit. wuit means 12 to 15-mile-an- hour winds. and the northeasterly impact that the storm hadas it kicked those waves up
limitations on pesticides have made killing them more difficult. costing the u.s. $258 million last year. >> immediately bagged up any of the materials that were in the near proximity to that book. bagged themuf and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the contaminated books are in this truck, which is baking in the sun in the inside of a parking lot. once the inside reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. but the sun and containment aren't the only remedies. all eight have been sprayed with pesticides. >> they don't know what causes a.l.s. and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that stuff. >> reporter: but most are confident in the cleanup. >> it's a nice, quiet, relaxing environment. >> you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> some might think it's overkill the way we've addressed the problem. but we think it's something if handled quickly, we're going to be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to library users, the urbana library is planning to wave all late fees until friday. and it could be open as early as sometime tomorrow. reporting
city. and man wale gale us has more. but first, let's go to adam may. >>> you name it, we have seen it here in ocean city. started rainy. then it was greery. now, it's sunny. big waves making for dangerous water conditions. >>> at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach. >> waves are probably some of the biggest i've ever seen. and it's pretty eerie. >> reporter: dangerous riptides prompted officials to prohibit swimming for a second day in a row. but some risked it anyway. >> it's crazy. >> one man was even arrested for skinny dipping with hurricane earl. there was no -- there there were no serious rescues at all during the hurricane. and it was almost like a tourist attraction, drawing people to the beach to see waves they've never seen like this in their lifetime. >> the waves are absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: the mayor says hurricane earl could have damaged beach front businesses, if not for a million dollars spent every year on beach front projects. they keep the dunes high and the water where it belongs. >> there were a lot of properties on the ocean f
are already getting a response from his likely opponent, governor martin o'malley. george lettis joins us live in the studio with a report. >> and deny ra, the ehrlich campaign titled the adam let's get to work. it outlines his major golson for maryland. tonight the o'malley campaign says it outlines his empty promises and distortion of the facts. in his first television adam in the race to get his old job back, republican bob ehrlich reintroduceses himself to maryland voters. and tells us why he is running again. >> worse offer than we were four years ago. >> we showed that spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening adam for bob ehrlich's campaign. >> he matches o'malley's posstift. and he looked good from the blue sky down to the blue shirt. >> the sthetics matter with the ads. it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> the adam outlines ehrlich's major golson. help small businesses, improve school, protect the bay. >> and fix the budget. >> the o'malley campaign responded to the adam. in his pie in the sky adam, bob ehrlich is once again distorting the fa
evacuated. >> moments ago, police alerted us that that guy did die from his gunshot wounds. we are hoping to have more information. meanwhile, downtown silver spring, a chaotic mess. in and out of the downtown area here have been closed as police deal with this situation. they're still in the building. checking out any further possible incendiary device. >> it operates cable and satellite net works in the united states including tlc. >>> complete coverage continues with sky eye chopper 13. and captain mike perry live above the scene for us. >> we heard derek say that the suspect had been shot. the police armored personnel was facing the opposite direction a few moments ago. we saw three tactical officers walk into the building. we did not sigh anyone that looked like a civilian or hostage, walk out from this side. and this is the georgia avenue side. it is unclear at this point where police have evacuated those hostages. apparently still an ongoing situation. because whatever the man had strapped to him, they are treating as if it were a potential explosive device. and that is why they ar
, who advised she had beaten her aunt with a club, the device use of usually used -- device usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia was struck in the head multiple times. according to charging documents, she hit her aunt with a club and the woman was lying on the floor in the front room, where they also found the club steering wheel locked with blood on it. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood ask blood spatder patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name was here, told the 911 operator, quote, i hit my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in custody on murder charges. >>> and as of now, city police have no motive for the beating. back to you. >> thank you very much, pat. >>> a tragic ending to a football viewing party in anne arundel county. county police say a group of friends was watching football at the pier 7 marina in edgewood tonight. after the game, french-year-old jeff rae of -- 47-year-old jeffrey fitzgerald. russian crews later found fitzgerald's body under the pier
complete coverage continues now. captain mike perry is over the scene for us. mike, can -- what can you tell us, the situation just ending. >> yeah, we just heard that. we didn't notice anything significant until we heard derek say the suspect was shot. we saw three tactical officers walk into the front of the building. we did not see anyone that looked like a civilian or a hostage walk out from this side. and this is the georgia avenue side. it is unclear at this point where police have evacuated those hostages. apparently still an ongoing situation. because whatever the man had strapped to him, they are treating as if it were a potential explosive device. and that is why they are keeping everything cordoned off at this point. we have seen no -- [ inaudible ] especially if they weren't wearing tactical gear, walk toward the building. what you're seeing now is retie -- pretty much staut status quo. police holding here. the tactical unit and bomb squad continues to do their job. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you, captain mike perry, reporting live. the armed gunman, again, has been sh
for surging waves and riptides, but i want you to bring in this one graphic. there is, would you tell us -- there is, without question, keep in mind, this is the second largest weekend down in ocean city. bethany, rehoboth, extrap they 8 that to ocean city, new jersey, cape may. and we are going to have another bout of big waves. this surge moving right against the coast. that's going to mean rip currents. and we may not be out of that scenario until we get to monday. skies will clear out clearly in baltimore by late afternoon. certainly ocean city during the overnight. we're going to have a dynamite weekend. we may have, if people don't use their brains, a redo of the 250 rescues in ocean city last saturday. i think this is a back story that is going to become a headline story here over the course of the next three days, if people are not careful. so we move the storm out, then we get ready for labor day weekend. meteorologist tim williams is what will be refreshing conditions coming up shortly. now, back to you. >>> north carolina was spared what could have been a major blow from earl.
in the bay, on the western shores and down along the coast. so what that means for us, is that as this storm approaches, those winds will push water into the bay. roughly 1 to 3 feet above the average tide at high tide. but as the storm starts to move on by, the winds will shift. and the same influence that pushed them in will push them back out. this will happen by the end of the afternoon. and as bob mentioned, the coastal flood advisories are only in effect until 6:00 a.m. that change will happen sooner than later, on the western shores. bay, and out toward central maryland. we will hardly know this storm is moving on by. as for the plot, we call this the spaghetti plot. several different models, a compilation of them all. they're all in pretty good agreement, alignment, watching this storm passing the coast, up ocean city, moving toward cape cod. that will all happen within the 12-hour period between friday, at 8:00 in the mowng, and friday, 8 -- 8:00 in the morning and friday 8:00 in the evening. bob will have your complete updated first warning forecast. back to you inside. >> first wa
flow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. . >>> wjzhd, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> fatal hit and run, tonight a motorcyclist is dead, a driver of a mercedes wanted. >>> thanks for joining us everyone. two parts to this, police don't know the identity of the driver and they don't know where he left the scene since he may not be at fault. >> we do have a general description of the car. as for the accident, speed on the motorcyclist's part may play a major role. 25-year-old gerard grant crashed his motorcycle saturday evening. police traffic investigators made their marks. what they don't have is the car that was involved. >> it was shiny black and sleek. the man did have his turn signal on. these bikes were doing outrageous speeds. by the time they came by me it was a blur. >> two motorcycles were racing down you had man avenue when the car moved in front of them. >> the second motorcycle hit the back of the black car that had his turn signal on. >> layman rushed to help grant who
there are several other businesses. employees used it to make etchings out of stone. >> reporter: because it is acid, they are not worried about explosion. but they are worried about safety of crews inside. this acid can cause respiratory arrest and burn right through the skin to the bone. >> we have our medical director and ems personnel on site here to manage any medical sites. >> hazmat specialists use a base to neutralize the acid. meanwhile, investigators are still trying to answer what caused such a massive spill. >> and the next step is for private contractors to come in and remove the substance. despite all of the potential danger we saw here today, no one was injured. we're live in southwest baltimore tonight, weijia jiang. >>> the other businesses that were evacuated included a small recording studio. a hardware warehouse and a countertop manufacturer. >>> more than two dozen horses killed in a devastating barn fire. tonight, reports that more remains have been found. denise is in the newsroom with details. >>> the number of horses killed in the charlestown fire has reached 29. the flames
is there. firefighters tell us that it's possible that she is there, but they have to make sure that someone hasn't been trapped. >> thank you, kelly. wjz's complete coverage comets with captain mike perry who's over the scene. >> reporter: we've been watching firefighters searching diligently and feverishly for the past hours. all we are seeing is one apparatus. and they are rotating crews in and out of rehab, it's very hot down there and it's very difficult work. so it's expected according to the fire command that they are going to be here at least another two hours, that's enough for them to completely clean the scene up and determine if there is anyone indeed trapped. they have to be concerned about the wall, that one wall needs to be shored up before city crews can come in and knock it down completely so they are maintaining a safety sector around this rescue. they are concerned about their firemen. they did have pg & e doing a gas search making sure there is no gas in the area. they have determined that the scene is safe. they are continuing the rescue effort and we'll con
usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia mitchell was struck in the head multiple times. d'lana simmons was still inside when they arrived. she said she hit her aunt with a club and there was blood on it. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood and blood spatter patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name is on a mailbox here, told the 9-1-1 operator, quote, i hurt my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in police custody on murder charges. >> reporter: and at this point, police are still looking for a motive in the attack. back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, pat warren. >> in tonight's campaign 2010 report. the race for governor has been a close one since former governor bob ehrlich announced he would challenge governor martin o'malley. but tonight, one candidate has an edge. vic has the newly released rasmussen poll. >> tonight, it is a rematch. and tonight, rasmussen research shows that o'malley is leading ehrlich, 57% to 47%. that's the first time the democra
. that last bit of rain, just moving offshore from ocean city. and that will pretty much do it for us, as far as earl's rains and winds are concerned for the most part. take a look at the track. it continues to move off to the north and northeast. at 21 miles an hour. it's down to a weak category 1. winds just barely at 80 miles an hour. it continues to move up toward new england. and may have strong wind gusts in portions of eastern maine. but eventually, this storm will be weakening as it heads into the cold waters. we have clouds around our region. but you can see, they're moving quickly. as the storm moves away, it is taking all of the clouds with it. providing us with a beautiful weekend. temperatures will be great all weekend long. tim is in the outback with a look at current advisories. still in effect for the atlantic coastal areas. >> still in effect. but only for a short time. we're still expecting the conditions on the shore that these advisories are going to be lifted. we're looking at a tropical storm warning in effect. it's always put in effect when tropical storm conditions are
's discretionary income maybe not quite where it used to be. but then some people stay closer to home than going away for their vacation. so i think it all evens out. >>> and at the end of the day, everybody is a little tuckered out. certainly a sign of a good time. >> reporter: the 11-day run ends tonight. officials are hoping attendance will top 400,000. reporting live from timonium, at the maryland state grounds, i'm pat warren. back to you, vic. >> looks like she even had fun out there today. >> yeah. who would not. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it wasn't a big deal. i could feel it. i don't know why. >>> wild kingdom. a boy attacked by a sea lion at the zoo. what he thinks set the animal off. >>> what caused the gulf oil disaster. >>> i'm ron matz in fells point. and ravens fans are revved up. the start of a new season just seven days away. the story coming up right here on wjz. >>> and will this beautiful weather continue the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tell could have been the key to what c
. >> it is really warm water now too. it's very very dangerous. >> adam, thank you. stay with us for the latest wjz is always on. get forecast updates and to see live doppler radar any time log on to our website. >>> a sudden death hits a college campus, maryland native suddenly collapses while playing volleyball with some new friends. wjz is live. mike schuh has more on the sudden death of 18-year-old katie carnes. >> reporter: she just graduated a few months ago. she wents to emmitsburg to follow her dreams, no one could have predicted what happened next. a memorial is set up this morning in memory of 18-year- old catherine katie carnes who collapsed on wednesday. she had been there less than two weeks as a freshman. >> she loved horses and everything about them. one of her specialties was being able to ride horses that were difficult and challenging and maybe the other students didn't want to ride. >> reporter: nobody knows what went wrong. >> it's been a pretty quiet day here on campus. i know that a lot of students did come to the prayer service and to the mass they said it was really really n
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